01/14
DJA designed classic arcade bar 'eighty two' featured in LA Weekly blog.

01/14
DJA designed art center college of design, south campus fine art + illustration building renovation completed.

10/13
DJA designed classic arcade bar 'eighty two' featured in LA Downtown News, Downtown Muse, LA.eater, and Los Angeles Magazine blog

04/13
W(h)im wins!
DJA won the popular vote in the vin de garde winewall competition. The project is currently in research and development and is shortlisted with two others for the grand prize, fabrication and production.

03/13
Darin Johnstone lecture at LAAID:
'Honest Labor'

05/12
dja and herrera environmental consultants competition entry 'Net Gain' exhibited at A+D Museum

02/12
Design Immersion Days program (coordinated by Darin Johnstone) at SCI-arc awarded Accent on Architecture Award: Merit Citation

12/11
DJA with SWA finalists in city park competition

10/11
Vertical Garden/Schindler's Paradise on display at Ace Gallery exhibition "The (Secret) Return of Peter Noever"

10/11
dja featured in 25 underbara hem: restoration and landscape design for existing Lloyd Wright house in Palos Verdes, CA .

03/11
Darin Johnstone lecture at SCI-Arc: Too Small to Fail (Practice in a new economic paradigm)

11/10
Darin Johnstone lecture at ELAC: dja projects and experiments in practice

11/10
DROP featured in SCI-arc Press publication "SCI-arc Gallery 2002-2010"

10/10
dja featured in AD Russia: restoration and landscape design for existing Lloyd Wright house in Palos Verdes, CA .

04/08
Darin Johnstone lecture at LAAID: Battle of the Titans. Between Theory and Practice. (Presentation of motivations, projects and experiments in private practice)

10/07
Darin Johnstone Architecture presentation for LA Forum's "Out There Doing It" lecture series Mak Center, Los Angeles

10/06
Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise, Invited Competition Exhibit. MAK Center. Vienna, Austria

11/06
LA Architect, "10 to Watch", by Jennifer Caterino, magazine article featuring Darin Johnstone Architecture

10/06
Kurier, "Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise", Magazine article featuring Darin Johnstone Architecture

10/06
LA Architect, "Best of LA: AIA/LA Awards - Design Awards", by Jennifer Caterino, magazine article featuring Darin Johnstone Architecture and Scott Parker

8/06
Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise Competition Entry procured by the Mak Center for their permanent collection.

06/06
Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise, Invited Competition. SCI_Arc. Los Angeles, CA

06/06
DROP, Darin Johnstone Architecture and Scott Parker, AIA / LA Design Honor Award, Los Angeles CA

01/06
Architectural Record: archrecord2 Flux: Three heads are better than one, magazine article featuring Flux: Darin Johnstone, Scott Parker, Michael McDonald

03/05
Represent: New Architectural Drawing from SCI_Arc, Darin Johnstone and Scott Parker Failed Representations 023 exhibited, Pacific Design Center. Los Angeles, CA

 

Firm Awards:



Competition Finalist

December 2011

City Park Invited Competition
Darin Johnstone Architecture with SWA

AIA/ LA Design Honor Award

June 2006

for Drop. Los Angeles, Ca
Darin Johnstone Architecture and Scott Parker

Honorable Mention

January 2003

San Jose State Art Museum Competition
Johnstone Parker Architecture

Academic Awards:



Green Foundation Grant

June 2012

for Design Immersion Days program (DID) at SCI-arc
Darin Johnstone, Coordinator, DID SCI-arc

AAF Accent on Architecture Award

February 2012

Merit Citation for Design Immersion Days program (DID) at SCI-arc
Darin Johnstone, Coordinator, DID SCI-arc

Ahmanson Grant

February 2012, September 2010

for Design Immersion Days program (DID) at SCI-arc
Darin Johnstone, Coordinator, DID SCI-arc

Bowling Foundation Grant

January 2012, December 2010

for Design Immersion Days program (DID) at SCI-arc
Darin Johnstone, Coordinator, DID SCI-arc

Getty Planning Grant

March 2002

for Neutra VDL Research House II
Project Team: Linda Sanders, Darin Johnstone, Lauren Bricker, Wayne Donaldson

Drylands Design

April 2012

'Net Gain' - Hybrid Developments for Arid Futures
A+D Museum
Darin Johnstone Architecture with Herrera Environmental Consultants
Project: Competition

The (Secret) Return of Peter Noever

October 2011

Vertical Garden/Schindler's Paradise
Ace Gallery Los Angeles.
Darin Johnstone
Project: Invited Competition

Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise

October 2006

Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise
MAK Center in Vienna, Austria
Darin Johnstone Architecture
Project: Invited Competition

Represent: New Architectural Drawing

March 30th, 2005

From Sci-Arc. Pacific Design Center - Los Angeles, CA
Johnstone Parker Architecture
Project: Pixels Generative Drawings

DROP: Hi-Lo Fielding

July 18th, 2004

Sci-Arc Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
Johnstone Parker Architecture
Project: DROP Site specific gallery installation

Examining the Museum's Role

February 2004

Sci-Arc - Los Angeles, CA
Johnstone Parker Architecture
Project: San Jose Museum of Art Competition

Millennium Models

Spring 2000

Pacific Design Center. Los Angeles, CA
Johnstone Parker Architecture
Project: Pixels

The (Secret) Return of Peter Noever

October 2011

Vertical Garden/ Schindler's Paradise
Darin Johnstone Architecture

25 underbara hem

October 2011

Lloyd Wright landscape design and historic building restoration

SCI-Arc Gallery 2002-2010

November 2010

DROP: Hi-Lo Fielding

AD Russia

October 2010

Lloyd Wright landscape design and historic building restoration

LA Architect

November 2006

"10 to Watch", by Jennifer Caterino
Darin Johnstone Architecture

Kurier

October 2006

"Vertical Garden / Schindler's Paradise"
Darin Johnstone Architecture

LA Architect

October 2006

"Best of LA: AIA/LA Awards - Design Awards", by Jennifer Caterino
Darin Johnstone Architecture and Scott Parker

Architectural Record

January 2006

archrecord2
Flux: Three heads are better than one
Flux: Darin Johnstone, Scott Parker, Michael McDonald
Project: Various Projects Featured

Metalocus

December 2004

Project: Architecture as Image, Office renovation for Pixels Software Corp. (unbuilt)

Art Week

September 2004

Darin Johnstone and Scott Parker at SCI Arc. Vol. 35 Issue 7
Darin Johnstone Architecture and Scott Parker
Project: Drop, HI-LO Fielding, Installation at SCI Arc

City Beat

July 15th, 2004

7 Days in LA. Vol. 2 No. 29
Darin Johnstone Architecture and Scott Parker
Project: Drop, HI-LO Fielding, Installation at SCI Arc

306090

March 2002

A Journal of Emergent Architecture + Design, Issue 02
Johnstone Parker Architecture, Principal
Project: Architecture as Image, Office renovation for Pixels Software Corp. (unbuilt)

Surface

December 2001

Let's Get Physical. Issue 28
Johnstone Parker Architecture, Principal

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Telephone: 323.478.9700
Fax:323.478.9707

Darin Johnstone AIA, Principal
Email: darin@djarch.net

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